This. is. IT. You did all of the work and put it in all that effort, and now you’re in! But, having an admissions committee decide that you’re a qualified candidate for their program doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re fully prepared to take on grad school. But, there are a few surefire signs that will help you know if you’re ready for the challenge:
So you’ve got your dream summer internship. Now’s the time to put your plans into motion and figure out the most pressing question of all: Where are you going to live? If you’re on the crunch to find cheap housing fast, here are some viable, economical options: Local Colleges/Universities Pros: Dorm housing, Potential meal plan, [...]
At this point in the semester, in a post-midterms world, you’re probably wondering what the hell happened to severely impair your comprehension of whatever course you’re taking. You can only blame yourself so much for the shit-show that was your midterm experience. On some level, your TA was probably to blame for misinforming you, emotionally and mentally draining you, and generally just wasting your time with bullshit one hour discussion sections.
So you’ve submitted your resumé, cover letter, and letters of recommendation. You’re literally two steps away from having your dream summer internship when they ask you: Are you available for a phone interview in the near future? Cue panic, dread, and nausea. Take a few deep breaths and reevaluate the situation. You can do this. [...]